ExpiredEverything You Always Wanted to Know About Skijoring….

Event Phone: 613-667-9948

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  • Saturday, January 18, 2014
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The real fun of skijoring, or other small team harness sport is to build a team in which both the dog and human can trust each other and enjoy the ride together.  Whether you are starting to work with a puppy, starting skijoring with your mature dog or hoping to get tips to work better with your skijor or small team lead dog, this presentation will cover all pertinent information.

Topics will include:

  • Equipment
  • Developing a single leader, teaching commands
  • Driving skills (communication and handling)
  • Dog health and fitness relative to skijoring
  • Common mistakes

Note this is a seminar presentation, information will be presented via lecture and video.   Please leave your dog at home.

Format: 1 evening, 2 – 2.5 hours in length

Our Speaker:

Murielle Gouriou Ovenden is an Ottawa-based skijorer, who 1461980_10153591080995057_590102505_nhas been competing on the North American pro circuit for the past 6 years.   She has also participated in two World Championships, and in 2011 won the bronze medal in single dog skijoring in the  International Federation of SledDog Sports (IFSS).   She is currently an athlete delegate with the IFSS , and skijoring coordinator for Mush Larose


Venue Phone: 613-667-9948

2413-7 Stevenage Dr., Ottawa, On, Canada, K1G 3W1

Posted by Kim on December 16th, 2013

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